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Archive for April, 2019

How To Get The Best Deal On A Rental Car

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, April 30th, 2019 at 7:19 PM
Couple driving in a convertible with the top down

Are you looking to book your next vacation or work trip? Stop shelling out more money than you have to on transportation. Find our 3 best tips for saving money on your next rental car purchase below. (more...)

How Many Miles Should I Wait Between Oil Changes?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ, Tips and Tricks on Monday, April 29th, 2019 at 6:58 PM
Car mechanic pouring oil into an engine

While many drivers still follow the old adage that you should change your oil every 3,000 miles, it isn’t really necessary with most modern vehicles. We break down the guidelines you should be following when it comes to changing your vehicle’s oil below. (more...)

What are common dashboard warning lights and what do they mean?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, April 18th, 2019 at 7:55 PM
Close up of a check engine light on a car dashboard

Your dashboard warning lights are a great tool for understanding the health of your vehicle, but you can only act when you know what they mean. April is national car care month and to help drivers be more proactive about vehicle maintenance and repairs, we are sharing some information on dashboard warning lights. Learn more about some of the more common dashboard warning lights and what they mean with the video below. (more...)

How long can I drive my car on empty?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Monday, April 15th, 2019 at 5:21 PM
Car driver filling up their gas tank

While some drivers follow a strict ‘fill up at the halfway mark’ rule for gas, most of us wait until the gas gauge gets pretty close to empty. If that sounds more like you, it’s likely you have gotten in a few close calls where you weren’t positive you would make it to the next fuel pump before things started sputtering. So, just how far can you drive once your gas light comes on? Well, that depends on your vehicle and driving habits. We break it down below. (more...)

What car color shows the least amount of dirt?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, April 11th, 2019 at 7:22 PM
Man in plaid washing his car

Most drivers choose the paint color for their vehicle based on their emotional reaction to each shade. While this will get you into a new ride that expresses your unique style, it may not always be the best deciding factor, especially if you are looking to limit the amount of washing and care your vehicle requires. Before making your next car purchase, learn more about which exterior car paint colors are the easiest and hardest to keep clean below. (more...)

Where can I find kid-friendly Easter activities in the Houston area?

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 at 6:49 PM
Blocks that spell Easter on a wooden background

Families looking for Easter activities and events to help celebrate Easter with the kids have plenty of opportunities in the Houston, TX area. We have listed some of our favorite events and egg hunts happening in the area for 2019 below. (more...)